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Medicaid in New York: Innovating in an Era of Uncertainty

Release Date: 08.09.2017
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The themes of innovation and efficiency ran through UHF's annual Medicaid Conference, held July 20, 2017, at the New York Academy of Medicine and attended by more than 450 people.

New York State Medicaid Director Announces Initiative for Young Children at UHF Conference

Release Date: 07.25.2017
Contact: Catherine Arnst

New York State Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson announced the First 1000 Days on Medicaid Initiative at United Hospital Fund’s annual Medicaid conference on July 20. The Initiative aims to improve access to health and social services for children during their first three years. 

Jim Tallon: Breaking a Fifty-Year Compact

Release Date: 05.19.2017
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The approach taken by the latest health care proposal would break a 50-year federal-state compact and threaten New York’s coverage and quality achievements.

Op-Ed: Congress’ Health Care Reform Fails New York’s Children

Release Date: 05.05.2017
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The potentially devastating consequences of the proposed American Health Care Act for New York’s children are discussed by Suzanne Brundage, program director, Children's Health Initiative, and Patricia S. Levinson Fellow at UHF, in a  Crain’s New York Business op-ed.

Jim Tallon: The Certainty of Uncertainty

Release Date: 12.07.2016
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In the wake of the elections, health policy’s future is uncertain, but some constants—like the centrality of New York to health care reform, and UHF’s own role—remain.

United Hospital Fund Awards $662,642 in Grants to Improve Health Care Services in New York

Release Date: 11.03.2016
Contact: Mary Johnson

UHF announced seven grants, totaling $662,242, for projects to build a more effective health care system for every New Yorker.

Medicaid Conference Takes Stock on Value-Based Payment

Release Date: 07.15.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna

A summary of UHF's 2016 Medicaid conference, "Medicaid in New York: Progressing to Value-Based Payment."

Report Presents Framework for a Value-Based Payment Strategy for Children's Health Care in New York

Release Date: 07.13.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna

A new report issued jointly by United Hospital Fund and the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy presents potential value-based payment models for children’s health services under New York Medicaid.

United Hospital Fund Analyzes Medicaid Spending on and Service Utilization by Children in New York

Release Date: 07.07.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna

Two new complementary reports from United Hospital Fund’s Medicaid Institute present data on Medicaid spending for and utilization by Medicaid beneficiaries under the age of 21 in New York.

United Hospital Fund Awards $597,193 in Grants to Improve Health Care Services in New York

Release Date: 02.19.2016
Contact: Bob de Luna

United Hospital Fund announced 12 grants, totaling $597,193, for projects to build a more effective health care system for every New Yorker.

United Hospital Fund Publishes a User-Friendly Guide to Distill Critical Information from the State's Value-Based Payment Roadmap

Release Date: 11.23.2015
Contact: Bob de Luna

A new guide from the United Hospital Fund distills information about the State’s value-based payment roadmap and the process for implementing it for several critical audiences, including health care providers, health plans, policymakers, and other Medicaid stakeholders.

United Hospital Fund Report Outlines Four Crucial Implementation Challenges to Behavioral Health Reform to Better Serve Children in New York's Medicaid Program

Release Date: 11.10.2015
Contact: Bob de Luna
A new United Hospital Fund report highlights four implementation challenges that must be solved as part of a successful redesign of behavioral health services for children in New York’s Medicaid program.

United Hospital Fund Produces User-Friendly Data Sets to Advance Population Health in New York

Release Date: 11.06.2014
Contact: Bob de Luna

The United Hospital Fund today published a compendium of short, easily digestible regional chartbooks that provide a high-level overview of service utilization of New York’s Medicaid beneficiaries.

Jim Tallon: Work in Progress

Release Date: 11.03.2014
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In large part, the success of our "new" health care system will be determined by how we explain it, and how we connect the people and institutions who count on it.

Medicaid Conference Explores Collaboration as Tool of Reform

Release Date: 07.16.2014
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Nearly 400 providers, payers, policymakers, advocates, and other stakeholders explored the accomplishments and ongoing challenges of reform at the Fund’s 2014 Medicaid conference, featuring keynotes by New York State Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson and SCAN Foundation President Bruce Chernof, MD, and two panels of in-the-field experts.

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